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Electricity Supply To Rise As NNPC Restores Escravos Gas Pipeline

The country’s electricity supply situation is set to improve as the Nigerian national petroleum corporation, NNPC, on Monday, said it had concluded repair works on the Escravos-Lagos pipeline, Elp, and gas supply had been restored to the affected power plants.

The NNPC, in a statement by its group general manager, group public affairs division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said the speedy repair of the pipeline followed the directive by the group managing director, Mr. Maikanti Baru, to carry out an assessment of the damage with a view to promptly resolving same.

He stated that with the restoration of the Elp and resumption of gas supply, the affected power plants with a combined generating capacity of 1,143 megawatts, would resume power generation.

Ughamadu identified the affected power plants as Egbin power plant in Lagos state; Olorunshogo power plant, Pel Olorunshogo and Paras power plant in Ogun state and Omotosho power plant in Ondo state.

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